Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander, 21 Jun 2018 17:35:13 EDTThu, 21 Jun 2018 17:35:13 EDT to reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee to the west and the east over the weekend.Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDTRecent sea trash storm on Sanibel shores highlights impact of plastics of being greeted by seashells and turtle tracks along the shores, early morning beach walkers were recently struck by the sight of plastic bottles and styrofoam chucks littering the high tide line.Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDTF.I.S.H. hurricane seminar to provide more 'hands-on' information the request of the community, F.I.S.H. of Sanibel-Captiva will host its first-ever storm seminar. The program, "Hurricane Preparedness - Are You Ready," will take place on June 21 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at The Community House on Sanibel.Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT'Not if ... but when' may be the most pressing topic in the country right now was discussed on June 16 as the Lee County Sheriff's Office presented "A Response to Active Shooter and Mass Casualty Events." Registration for the event held at Barbara B.Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT'Smoke on the Island' to feature tasty menu, contest for children Community House is offering the islands an opportunity to kick off the Fourth of July holiday early with a special barbecue that is open to residents and visitors. The "Smoke on the Island" Hog Roast will take place June 30 from 5 to 8 p.m.Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT